Other names: Spanish Lavender.
Family: Lamiaceae (Mint family).
Native of the Mediterranean region.
Occurrence: A minor weed, mostly close to townships. It can be locally abundant.
It is a declared noxious weed and listed as Restricted in central Victoria.
French Lavender (Lavandula dentata) is also an occasional weed and can be distinguished by its toothed leaves.
Photos: Topped Lavender. Newbound St, Castlemaine.